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Ten Richest People in the World 2010

Every year, Forbes magazine releases their list of the richest people in the world. This year, Forbes sent a team of workers to carefully analyze the files of more than 1,000 billionaires. This list is a snapshot of the world's richest men as of February 12, 2010. Because of the volatility of the stock market, this list can change quite frequently, and may already be out of date. Without further delay, here are the world's top 10 richest men as of Feb 12, 2010: 10. Karl Albrecht ($23.5 Billion) This German visionary entrepreneur founded the discount supermarket chain Aldi with ... Read more

The 2011 Environmental Hall of Fame Winners

This year the contest was carried out on three websites and the votes were combined to determine those who have most affected the environment through word or deed. The 2011 Environmental Hall of Fame Winners: The winner is James Hansen, with 51% of the votes. His efforts opposing the XL pipeline played a pivotal role in delaying a decision and hopefully preventing the construction of the pipeline. Award: A massive presence at the 2012 Citizen's Climate Lobby International Conference, July 22 - 24, in Washington D.C.. Make your travel plans now. Runner-up was the EPA (31%)for standing firm in its ... Read more

The Fire Signs in Astrology

Aries, Leo and Sagittarius make up the Fire signs in astrology. The Fire signs typically make for lively people who have a lot of natural self-confidence. Aries With the symbol of the Ram, Arians love plunging head first into new adventures. The self-confidence shared by all of the Fire signs finds its particular expression in Aries as a kind of personal assertiveness. The ruling planet of Aries is Mars, who was the Roman God of War. This might make Arians sound intimidating, but He manifests in them more in the senses of heroic action, of doingness, and of dynamic energy, ... Read more

Should Universities Lower Admission Requirements For Celebrities?

Today, it is nor rare to hear that some universities have lowered their admission requirements for celebrity students, such as a pop singer, a film star, or an Olympic medal winner. Though many people do not approve of the tendency, I maintain that it is a wise move on the part of universities for it will reward celebrities for their contribution to our country, encourage other students to work hard, and enhance the universities' reputation. Firstly, if a celebrity has made significant contributions to our society or country, it is understandable that a university lower its admission requirements to reward ... Read more

The Power of Internal Images

The media is full of images of celebrities who one week appear lying fat and bloated on a beach and a few short weeks later are back looking lean and toned on the red carpet. Or of celebrity mothers who a couple of weeks after giving birth are back looking thinner and fitter than ever. There is a reason for this; these women have an army of personal trainers, dieticians and health gurus giving them the best care money can buy. In other words, they are not living in our real world full of real women of all shapes and ... Read more

How to Date a Celebrity

Firstly you could search for the face book account of your favourite celebrity. There are thousands of celebrities on Facebook. Two tips for this. Search for a celebrities real names. Famous singers usually use an alias, so if you search for their real name, then you might find their real profile. Alternatively, there are lots of celebrities who use Facebook but use fake names on there to stop people who don't know them, from finding them. If you do your research, you should be able to find them. A big warning here though is that a lot of fake ... Read more

History and Health Effects of the Grapefruit Diet to Help Celebrities Lose Weight

With the recent trends in obesity and expanding body sizes, nutrition and weight loss have become popular topics in everyday conversations. The ever-expanding diet industry has spawned numerous products and off-the-wall nutrition tips to cash-in on our increasing obsession. Many of these "fad diets" make pseudo-scientific claims that appeal to people eager to drop a few pounds. The focus around one particular food group or a secret health food gives many of these diets the mystique to become popular. In recent history, one of the more popular of these fad diets has focused on consuming just grapefruit. The grapefruit ... Read more

Do You Have Smile Power?

Are you proud of your smile? When was the last time you smiled ear to ear for a camera? Do you receive compliments on your smile? Can your smile light up a room just by walking into it? If you said "No" to any of these questions, you may want to consider changing your smile fortune. Fortune is particularly good word here. Why? Because your smile can be worth a fortune to you over a lifetime. What kind of fortune? A beauty fortune, a health fortune, a financial fortune, a relationship fortune and a fortune in how you feel about ... Read more

Time to Change the Conversation About Body Image

The fashion world appears to have come to the decision that being healthy is in. However, calls to action against unrealistic depictions of models and celebrities in fashion publications and other media have yielded few results. Publishing a few articles, about the deadliness of eating disorders, will not thwart dangerous is because the crux of the problem lies with flawed mentalities that have spanned generations. The body image discussion needs to be steered toward changing fundamental attitudes. As long as people are identified by the size of their bodies, this issue will never go away. Currently, it is second nature ... Read more

How Public Relations (PR) Hype Can Create Celebrities?

Lately, I have been thinking about an interesting news item category. It all started, when few months ago almost every mainstream daily newspaper in the UK reported the sad demise of Jade Goody on the front page. While it certainly is a sad event, when I saw this news item grabbing 2 of the top 5 read news on BBC website two things clicked in my mind with regard to celebrity hype and the PR strategies and marketing. Firstly, in Liverpool I had an academic colleague who researches into the area of celebrities and their impact on masses. He also ... Read more